The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 77 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.54% 0.100%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.68% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £413 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -
Objective-C
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
267 297 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.28% 32.21% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 198 146
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Objective-C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the Reading region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 6 (60.00%) C++
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) ATL
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Xcode
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) POCO
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (30.00%) Apple Swift
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) JUnit
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Java EE

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Xcode
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (40.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ATL
1 5 (50.00%) POCO
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
1 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle